Forecast: Hot And Humid Friday, Some Weekend Showers

Severe is possible in the watch area and could even extend into Boston if the storms hold together overnight
Severe is possible in the watch area and could even extend into Boston if the storms hold together overnight
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24 June, 2017

Mid-to-upper 80s are possible even with clouds, but some sunshine could boost temperatures into the low 90s as well. The main threats would be heavy rain and strong winds. The remains of Tropical Storm Cindy dumped 6-12 inches of rain across the Gulf States is getting pulled up along a frontal system that is approaching our region.

Forecaster Drew Montreuil, of Finger Lakes Weather, said there will likely "be numerous storms with locally torrential downpours". There is no chance of rain; there will be abundant sunshine and humidity will be quite low.

Showers and storms remain possible with a cold front crossing the area.

It will turn less humid for Friday night and the entire weekend. The cool front will then be making steady progress across the area during the morning and into the afternoon hours and should be located near the Red River by evening. Highs will be in the low- to mid-70s.

Tonight: Partly cloudy and breezy. Highs will dip into the mid-70s by Tuesday before we rebound briefly through the end of the week. Low temperatures in the 60s appear likely outside of the Beltway, with pre-dawn readings around 70 being the lowest likely temperatures downtown.

Mon: High: 85 Mostly cloudy, isolated showers/storms A.M./P.M. Low: 74. Saturday: Mix of Sun and Clouds. Saturday afternoon will be warm with highs in the mid to upper 80s and falling humidity.

Monday: Sun and clouds.

The sunny streak will stretch into next week with just a stray shower or summer-like storm through the afternoons.

After a cool start Wednesday - lows in the 50s - it will be a mostly sunny day with temperatures rising into the upper 70s to lower 80s.


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